Extreme Networks has appointed Cisco veteran Bob Gault as vice president of global channels and partners.
Gault, who will lead 2,500 channel partners, will build Extreme’s channel partner program into a core element of its growth and innovation strategy focusing on Cloud.
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The company appointed Gault following the transition of Theresa Caragol as VP of strategic sales initiatives, where she will support Extreme’s Customers and Channel Partner-first commitment and sales efforts.
“Extreme has achieved a tremendous position with its channel partners during the past two years under Theresa’s leadership, having successfully integrated the channel programs of two companies into a strong global channel partner ecosystem,” said Jeff White, chief revenue officer for Extreme Networks.
Gault was most recently vice president of Cisco’s Cloud and Managed Services Partner Organization where he drove the go-to-market strategy, recruited channel partners, focused on sales enablement and profitability.